The Resource Popular democracy : the paradox of participation, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza, (electronic resource)

Popular democracy : the paradox of participation, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza, (electronic resource)

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Popular democracy : the paradox of participation
Title
Popular democracy
Title remainder
the paradox of participation
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Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza
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Language
eng
Summary
Local participation is the new democratic imperative. In the United States, three-fourths of all cities have developed opportunities for citizen involvement in strategic planning. The World Bank has invested $85 billion over the last decade to support community participation worldwide. But even as these opportunities have become more popular, many contend that they have also become less connected to actual centers of power and the jurisdictions where issues relevant to communities are decided. With this book, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza consider the opportunities and challenges of democratic participation. Examining how one mechanism of participation has traveled the world-with its inception in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and spread to Europe and North America-they show how participatory instruments have become more focused on the formation of public opinion and are far less attentive to, or able to influence, actual reform. Though the current impact and benefit of participatory forms of government is far more ambiguous than its advocates would suggest, Popular Democracy concludes with suggestions of how participation could better achieve its political ideals
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Midwest
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1971-
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Baiocchi, Gianpaolo
Dewey number
321.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Political participation
  • Democracy
  • Municipal budgets
  • Municipal government
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Popular democracy : the paradox of participation, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781503600775
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11891251
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MWT11891251
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Popular democracy : the paradox of participation, Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Ernesto Ganuza, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503600775
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11891251
Publisher number
MWT11891251
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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